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Feb 7, 2013 12:00pm CST
, missouri, say the teen was very thin and the country released this video claiming the decoded a u.s. reconnaissance drone planes. it shows the u.s. base inside afghanistan and several other aerial shots. there reportedly drawn lost in december 2011. they insist they captured that missing plane. thethe obama administration hands over to the senate intelligence committee today. a classified document that justifies the killing of americans who are members of al-qaeda. the justice department memo says the u-s government may kill any american overseas. if a high- ranking government official believes they are top operatives for the terror group. the document says the government doesn't need to wait until an attack on america is imminent. the white house is sharing the memo in response to complaints about the secrecy of its drone policy. the obama administration hands over to the senate intelligence committee today. a classified document that justifies the killing of americans who are members of al-qaeda. expected to face. he is also expected to explain his role in the detention and inter
Feb 12, 2013 12:00pm CST
that by this time next year, 34 thousand u-s troops in afghanistan will have returned home. the president will make the announcement when he delivers his "state of the union" address before congress and a tv audience of millions. admininistration officials say the economy will also be a major focus of tonight's address. the president will talk about his plans to boost the economy increase jobs, and expand the middle class. several local parents of gun victims will be attending the president's speech. carolyn murray will be sitting in the gallery at the state of the union tonight. her son, justin, was shot and killed in evanston, in november. he was not the intended target, and no one has been arrested. murray says she hopes to make lawmakers more aware of what's happening in the country. my son is not coming back. she hopes there is time to talk to the president. illinois senator mark kirk released a video statement today. urging president obama and congress to take a serious look at legislation to protect americans from gun violence. lukens and democrats in a way that is practical legislation.
Feb 5, 2013 12:00pm CST
jackson junior. mrs. jackson won't comment to the paper. but she told wgn, she has hired former u.s. attorney dan webb to represent her. president obama has signed-off on legislation to avoid a default on federal loans. the measure extends the federal government's ability to borrow new money through mid-may. it effectively suspends the 16- point-four trillion dollar debt ceiling in the meantime. in exchange. the bill requires congress to pass a budget by mid-april or have lawmakers' pay withheld. the budget for 2014 was supposed to be delivered by the president to congress yesterday but insiders say it'll probably be delayed until sometime in march. the u-s justice deparment has filed a civil lawsuit against the "standard and poor's" credit rating agency. the lawsuit accuses s-and-p of ingoring credit risks in order to favor the interests of large investment banks and others. s-and-p and other credit rating agencies have been criticized for giving high ratings to subprime and other mortgage securities. which lost value and contributed to the financial crisis. s-and-p officials denie
Feb 6, 2013 12:00pm CST
by the postal service. >> i do not have any e-mail and a computer to be honest about it. i do rely on the u.s. post office mail. he is not happy about the upcoming changes that take effect august 1st. chicago district post offices will you to know that the other saturday services will continue. if you're giving medicine on saturday you're going to continue to get your medicine on saturday. if you're looking for a package from saturday you'll continue to see that package on saturday. and they're hoping that they will be able to phase this in. through attrition there might be summed elimination. we are hoping there will not be any massive changes. we hope to talk to the unions later on in the day. we will have the very latest in the evening as. law >> i've with more on why there was a delay the police are crediting several agencies as working together. he is arrested monday over seven hours. police said witnesses able to provide a description of the suspect. more importantly that witness was able to give them a partial license plate number that police were able to use to track him down. he is
Feb 8, 2013 12:00pm CST
as part of his confirmation hearings in the u-s senate. john brennan is expected to attend a classified hearing next tuesday. then, the first vote on his nomination will be held on thursday. yesterday, he was quizzed about several controversial issues such as interrogation techniques and the use of drones. the obama administration believes it has the right to kill americans who are top al- qaeda operatives. brennan also insisted he has always opposed harsh interrogations, including so- called "waterboarding." brennan was 'high up' in the c- i-a after the september 11th attacks... when those practices were used. but in 2007, brennan said he believed the information obtained from these techniques helped "save lives." nothing could be further from the truth. really take such actions as the last resort to save lives. when there is no other alternative to taking an action that is going to mitigate that threat. more problems for lance armstrong.he's been stripped of his tour de france titles for doping, but now he's being sued for 12 million dollars in prize money. s-c-a promotions presente
Feb 14, 2013 12:00pm CST
. 90 percent of the drug on our street can be traced to the cartel. chicago now held for the u.s. distribution and a source of much of the gun violence plaguing our streets today. >> you can say that he virtually has his finger print on the gun s and killing the children of the city. he has sales agents in chicago. managers of distribution. debt collectors. that, and fans in forces operating right now. forbes named him the 63rd most powerful person in the world. he is worth about a billion dollars. it is believed he is in a remote hideaway in western mexico. officials hope that it will put pressure on authorities to capture him. encouraging people in chicago to come forward with information. there is a five men in dollar reward. >> reporting live. the mayor is in washington today with the delegation. a bipartisan luncheon. delegation members and the mayor will discuss on going methods. he is the chair of a senate subcommittee which held a hearing this week. he asked the mother if he could rename. a spokesperson said the teen's parents were receptive to the idea and will work
Feb 19, 2013 12:00pm CST
trial to move immediately to the sentencing phase. + the u-s supreme court refuses today to hear an appeal from former illinois governor george ryan on his corruption conviction. ryan was found guilty in 2005 of racketeering, fraud, and other crimes that involved kickbacks for state contracts and property leases. he was released from prison last month, and is serving the rest of his sentence at his home in kankakee. since his conviction, he has filed several legal challenges. his latest attempt dealt with the so-called "honest services" issue. joining us now is wgn legal analyst terry sullivan. his new lawyer says he deserves a new trial because his first lawyer botched the case. do you have an opinion on that? >> >> excuse me for clearing my throat. this has been used before. the problem that these guys have now is the fact that this is what is known as legal strategy. legal strategy we are in a very imperfect science. whatever the lawyers choose to do especially if the plan goes along with that that strategy. it just because it didn't work does not mean that a cour
Feb 13, 2013 12:00pm CST
year 34,000 u.s. troops will come home from afghanistan. >> i think that is will really tug at the heart strings of most americans who were watching. >> michele obama was choked up. they stopped short of criticizing the presentpresident. an assault weapon did not kill her. that is the heart of the debate. there were several members of congress that brought victims of gun violence or survivors there last night. this is not an issue about assault weapons. that is not the issue. it is not about assault weapons. proposed >> those are being put forth. their chicago critic to live in these neighborhoods is a those proposals will not help them. those are coming from the reaction in newtown and aurora. >>hadiy changea is the face of that debat a little bit. changea is the face of that debate a little bit. >> if there is one overarching theme is that the president was selling the idea that the government can improve the life of everyday americans. >> >> first half of the speech was sort of a traditional state of the union. along a list. tell will say that mark or rubio and hi
Feb 15, 2013 12:00pm CST
story. the return of the carnival cruise ship to u-s soil. the carnival triumph pulled into mobile, alabama late last night. after drifting in the carribean for five days. more than 42-hundreds passengers were stuck on the ship with overflowing toilets and stench-filled cabins .when a fire knocked out power to the boat. the passengers boarded buses to take them to hotels and other destinations before heading home. passengers here in chicago are certainly talking about their ordeal. >> that afternoon. she was one of those passengers. she says she wants a hot meal and cannot wait to sleep in her warm bed tonight. it is supposed to be a celebration of her mother's birthday. it turned into a nightmare vacation. she had words of praise for the crew of the ship. she is angry at carnival and will never trouble with them again. >> she came back with few belongings. most of her things were soaked and sewage. she also shared some photos from our phone. here's one of the tugboat's helping the ship. she shot another picture showing passengers huddled together trying to charge their cell phon
Feb 4, 2013 12:00pm CST
sniper in the u-s and authored the book american sniper. police say eddie ray routh shot kyle and another man chad littlefield. routh was captured after a brief chase near his home in lancaster. routh's sister said he admitted shooting kyle and littlefield but didn't explain to her why he did it. he faces one count of capital murder and two counts of murder. however police said he may have been suffering from a form of ptsd.president obama is on the road today. taking his case for gun control to the american people. the president will be speaking this afternoon at a minneapolis police special operations center. he'll be talking about ideas to reduce gun violence. such as universal background checks, and limiting the size of gun magazines. analysts are divided over how effective the president's campaign-style effort will be. he left to combat a very interest group effort. president obama has not done a good job building relationships with congress. he needs to do that before he starts putting external pressure on them. she had been missing for more than a week. police found he
Feb 18, 2013 12:00pm CST
for him by a u-s war vet. and chris is one popular big. he's got fans all over the world, ever since the video was posted on the web and went viral. love the video not so much the name. >> still to come this midday: as gas prices continue to soar we're getting a live report on how you can save money at the pump. and later in lunchbreak: we're making gnudi. it's a type of gnocchi made from ricotta cheese and a little bit of flour. [ male announcer ] research suggests cell health plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day men's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for men's health concerns as we age. it has 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day men's 50+. this is america. we don't let frequent heartburn come between us and what we love. so if you're one of them people who gets heartburn and then treats day after day... block the acid with prilosec otc and don't get heartburn in the first place! [ male announcer ] one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. gas prices have hit historic highs for the month of february. a gal
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